Rabbi Jonathan and Rabbanit Raya Tawil have been leading the Sephardi Minyan at HGSS since 2011. As Director and Founder of TAL (Torah Action Life) Rabbi Jonathan Tawil is a visionary leader with sincerity and dedication for empowering Jewish youth with the tools needed to enhance society.

He is a proven performer who excels in personal and professional interaction.

A charismatic and sought after speaker, Rabbi Tawil lectures weekly in schools, university campuses and young professional circles over the length and breadth of the UK encouraging a genuine and active engagement with Jewish life.

With an economics background, financial experience and a highly rated Rabbinical ordination, Rabbi Jonathan Tawil is able to connect with the youth, bridging the generation gap and helping to create a brighter future. Rabbi Tawil writes a weekly Parsha sheet that is distributed to thousands online and in the Jewish weekly newspapers. Rabbanit Raya grew up in Panama before studying in Israel and moving to England. Raya’s great outlook and devotion have been an inspiration to the community.